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Daily Archives: September 14, 2019

Addo-Carr shattered by error that cost Storm final against Raiders

Loading Usually one of the jokers of the team, NSW Origin flyer Addo-Carr cut a deflated figure after the match and his teammate Nelson Asofa-Solomona said he’d taken the error hard. “Josh bring a lot to our side, a lot of energy and speed and strength but that’s football, we …

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Woman, girl home sleeping when car crashed into Gold Coast house

A car has crashed into the loungeroom of a Gold Coast home in the early hours of the morning, with police hunting the driver, who fled the scene. About 3:50am Sunday the car slammed through the wall of the house on Kallaroo Crescent, Ashmore. Two people, a woman in her …

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Canberra could lose three of their best for preliminary final

“Personally I don’t think it was bad at all. I couldn’t see his head at the time so I got worried for a little bit that I might get sent off. But then when I re-watched it I thought that was a bit soft. In doubt: Nick Cotric comes off …

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Europe and US tied at 8-8 heading into final day of Solheim Cup

“But the first two days has shown how close both teams are. Sunday will come down to the odd shot that will get momentum going one way or the other.” Loading The match between Europe’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Caroline Masson and Americans Lexi Thompson Marina Alex finished all square …

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A giant with webbed feet: Mailata’s other secret quality

Mailata also has 90.2cm long arms and a desire to swim like the greatest swimmer of all – American superstar Michael Phelps. There is one problem so let’s rule out holding a spot for Mailata on the Australian men’s swim team for next year’s Olympics in Tokyo. Mailata is not …

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Perth scientists crack the code to crops resilient to climate change

“The field pea was quite an endeavour, it was quite a complex genome as well. There’s lots of repetitive pieces which are very difficult to put together,” Professor Edwards said. By identifying the genes linked to shatter tolerance, disease, and productivity, scientists can work with breeders to build crops resilient …

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Australians on track to reclaim Bali tourism crown from Chinese

Loading As the boom that had seen millions of Chinese embark on wanderlust adventures dissipated in the first half of 2019 and China’s economy stalled, overseas trips and spending among the Chinese slowed down, too. The Chinese slump, which is being felt across South-east Asia’s vacation belt, is expected to …

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The moment when, after 348 games, Gallen realised career was over

After 348 games, father time had finally defeated the NRL’s oldest player. Farewell: Sharks captain Paul Gallen acknowledges fans at Lottoland.Credit:Getty Images Manly played a major role in his ending, too, defying their depleted line-up to produce one of the bravest finals upsets in recent memory. In 2014, Gallen was …

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Woman fled car stuck on railway tracks seconds before it was hit by a train

A woman whose car got stuck on railway tracks in Brighton narrowly escaped injury by fleeing her vehicle just before it was clipped by a train. It caused delays on the Sandringham line on Sunday morning, with buses replacing trains between Sandringham and Elsternwick, but normal service has now resumed. …

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Injury-hit Norwich inflict first defeat on Man City since January

City, who are already five points behind leaders Liverpool with just five games played this term, got themselves back in the game before half-time when Sergio Aguero nodded home Bernardo Silva’s cross. Todd Cantwell of Norwich City celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal at Carrow Road.Credit:Getty Images Yet the …

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